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The Galveston County Daily News : Heber Taylor

July 23, 2014

Heber Taylor

Sunday 02/03/2013
Arguing over housing study jeopardizes other federal funds
Updated: February 03, 2013 - 11:35 am

The city needs to stop arguing over the housing study before it loses other federal funds.

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Friday 01/25/2013
Competing floodgate views
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

One of the best arguments about the need to protect the Houston Ship Channel from the kind of storm surge that was seen during Hurricane Ike is coming from environmentalists.

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Thursday 01/24/2013
The issue of webbing it in
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

The discussion by the city council in League City about the conduct of public meetings using videoconferencing technology raised some interesting questions.

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Tuesday 01/22/2013
A chance to find real justice
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

The notion that Wydell Dixon, the owner of the ill-fated Whiskerville animal shelter, belongs in the same category of people as those who fight pit bulls is ridiculous.

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Sunday 01/20/2013
Gun control: A case of enforcement
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

After a tragedy, it's easy to impose more laws. But we should look at efforts to enforce present laws and how they can be improved instead.

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Saturday 01/19/2013
Help CCISD set some priorities
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

If you live in the Clear Creek school district, mark your calendar for two public hearings next week.

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Friday 01/18/2013
Last call for Everyday Heroes
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

Just a reminder: Today’s the deadline for nominations for Everyday Heroes.

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Thursday 01/17/2013
A ray of hope for LMISD
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

On Wednesday, La Marque school officials were talking about a sensible compromise to getting the district back into black ink.


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Wednesday 01/16/2013
Budget cuts, debt and distractions
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

The La Marque school board should focus on finding a solvency plan and not Ecomet Burley's contract at their upcoming meeting.

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Tuesday 01/15/2013
Thanks for volunteering and here’s your muzzle
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

Mayor Lewis Rosen's actions will stifle any dissent from the finance committee. 

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Monday 01/14/2013
Put island transit money elsewhere
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

Island transit money should be spent on transportation people actually use.

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Sunday 01/13/2013
Needed: A detailed budget for seawall improvements
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

Galveston City Council should slow down and follow the finance committee’s lead.

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Saturday 01/12/2013
A family tragedy in the Battle of Galveston
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

People who love history are planning to re-enact the Battle of Galveston this weekend.

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Friday 01/11/2013
No good reason for delay
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

The decision by the La Marque school district to ask for another extension on filing a solvency plan was telling.

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Thursday 01/10/2013
Vigorous debate vs. going through the motions
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

Quicker meetings are not good things when they come at the expense of allowing the public to see real decisions being made.

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Sunday 11/17/2013
USS Texas has been busy since it left Galveston
Posted: November 17, 2013

In September 2006, the USS Texas was commissioned in Galveston. Thousands watched as the Virginia-class submarine joined the fleet.

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Sunday 09/08/2013
No, it’s not just politics as usual
Updated: September 08, 2013 - 8:32 am

County Commissioner Ken Clark was running a political machine out of the county’s offices in League City.

 

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Sunday 07/14/2013
Public should hear the tale of the tape
Updated: November 15, 2013 - 10:10 am

We know it’s weird, but The Daily News really is trying to get an audio recording of a fistfight between two members of the city council in League City.

 

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Sunday 05/12/2013
Districts should be wary of LMISD's woes
Posted: May 12, 2013

The state’s rejection of the La Marque school district’s solvency plan should be big news in the Dickinson and Texas City school districts.

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Sunday 04/14/2013
The plan to save Old Central High
Posted: April 14, 2013

The Old Central Cultural Center is going to launch a campaign to raise at least $150,000.

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